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Energy & Natural Resources

2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


Dion Lefler
Westar alters low-use rates
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Wittig wants sentence reduced
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2006

Tim Vandenack
Wind farm, company to energize county with $9.73M
Hutchinson News, 6/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Wittig's new appeal opposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2006

John Green
Despite fluctuations, companies try to stay worth their salt
Hutchinson News, 6/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dave Ranney
Presto chain fined for fuel tank leak
Lawrence Journal World, 6/14/2006

J-W Editorials
Regulatory lapse? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2006

Gasoline prices take a toll on vacation plans across Kansas [cartoon]
Olathe Daily News, 6/15/2006

Staff and Wire Reports
A mighty wind will blow soon
Kansas City Star, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius reorganizes state energy council
Lawrence Journal World, 6/17/2006

Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/17/2006

Tim Vandenack
Sebelius inaugurates wind energy facility
Hutchinson News, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Spearville to get wind farm [cartoon]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/17/2006

Christopher White Walker
Time for Kansas to stake a claim
Emporia Gazette, 6/21/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Survey suggests more awareness of ethanol
Wichita Eagle, 6/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Ethanol plant might threaten town's peace
Hutchinson News, 7/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Company scraps wind farm plan
Lawrence Journal World, 7/11/2006

Dave Ranney
Scientists discuss pumping carbon underground at KU conference
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol plant proposed
Wichita Eagle, 7/14/2006

John D. Montgomery
Sunflower electric [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Vockrodt
Center goal is to mix science, business
Olathe Daily News, 7/15-17/2006

Matt McNabb
For stations, E85 can cost a pretty penny
Hutchinson News, 7/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Energy costs rise with heat
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Specialist says state's oil, gas production on right track
Wichita Eagle, 7/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Firm describes ethanol plans
Wichita Eagle, 7/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
K-State joins search for alternative fuel
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/14/2006

A Goodland banker will make his town energy independent [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/15/2006

Choosing good priorities will create better U.S. energy policy
Kansas City Star, 8/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kathleen Sebelius
America's energy challenge is Kansas' opportunity
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/20/2006

Mark Fagan
KU pumps up oil expo
Lawrence Journal World, 8/22/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Experts predict oil, gas prices will stay high
Wichita Eagle, 8/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Moran promotes renewable sources
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2006

Christopher White Walker
Good company, good choice [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 8/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Westar plans $330M plant
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2006

Michael Hooper
Westar plant a tax boom
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2006

Mark Fagan
Bioenergy effort under way
Lawrence Journal World, 8/24/2006

Scott Bershof
Sunflower talks about impact
Garden City Telegram, 8/26/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
New power plant winners
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Congress ends funding for oil research what about oil?
Wichita Eagle, 8/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Taddiken
The value of ethanol [letter to the editor]
Salina Journal, 8/27/2006

Scott Rothschild
More ethanol triggers concern about accident management
Lawrence Journal World, 8/30/2006

Scott Seirer
For whom the wind blows [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Ethanol woes plant hunting for more water
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2006

Patrick Lowry
Workplace safety [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 9/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
State targets shortage of oil workers
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2006

George Diepenbrock
Power potential
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol production rapidly increasing
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Weidner appeals five-year sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol coming to Concordia
Wichita Eagle, 9/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
E85 alternative fuel tough choice [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2006

John Green
Consumers warm up to lower natural gas bills
Hutchinson News, 9/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis J. Zorn
Gas rate increase approved
Hays Daily News, 9/17/2006

Energy fallout [our view]
Garden City Telegram, 9/27/2006

Energy vs. environment
Hutchinson News, 10/1/2006

Bill Shanahan
Coal wind: What we have wrought
Hays Daily News, 10/2/2006

Stephanie Farley
KSU professor: Ethanol hopes may be too high
Garden City Telegram, 10/5/2006

Dion Lefler
Nuclear plant seeks extension
Wichita Eagle, 10/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Bershof
Plant seeks public comment
Garden City Telegram, 10/21/2006

Charlene Scott
Spearville wind farm boosts Kansas to one of top seven states in wind power
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/24/2006

Jan Biles
Oil pipeline would cross Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2006

Scott Rothschild
Proposed power plants face criticism
Lawrence Journal World, 10/27/2006

Amy Bickel
BioMassive opportunity
Hutchinson News, 10/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Ford Co. location, timeline finalized for ethanol plant
Hutchinson News, 11/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Projects starts with an idea in the wind
Junction City Daily Union, 11/12/2006

John Green
Sunflower Electric to announce wind farm contract
Hutchinson News, 11/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Schudy and Kevin G. Hall
Higher fuel, health costs hit home
Lawrence Journal World, 11/13/2006

Tim Vandenack
Plan for ethanol plant doubled
Hutchinson News, 11/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Darrin Stineman
City may oppose power plant
Salina Journal, 11/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Darrin Stineman
City of Salina may oppose Holcomb power plant
Salina Journal, 11/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ashley Nietfeld
County to apply for grant for the construction of ethanol plant
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/14/2006

Tim Vandenack
Boot Hill reps discuss proposed plant with Wright residents
Hutchinson News, 11/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jerry F. Brown
Kansas must fully embrace wind
Salina Journal, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Power politics
Hays Daily News, 11/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Dozens testify on controversial coal-fire power plants
Lawrence Journal World, 11/17/2006

Darrin Stineman
Power plant has folks fired up
Salina Journal, 11/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Developing wind energy limited
Junction City Daily Union, 11/19/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol outgrowing grain
Wichita Eagle, 11/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Renew show energy leadership
Wichita Eagle, 11/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
City Commission opposes western Kansas power plant
Lawrence Journal World, 11/22/2006

Tim Vandenack
Plans for ethanol plant draw opposition from residents
Hutchinson News, 11/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joe Bogner
County can't afford to let ethanol plant get away [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/25/2006

Associated Press
Ethanol plant plans draw criticism
Salina Journal, 11/26/2006

Dianne Lawson
What the wind blew in
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/28/2006

The Capital-Journal
Kansas oil production shows increase for 2006
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2006

Mark Fagan
Prices pump up oil production
Lawrence Journal World, 12/29/2006

Associated Press
Oil production up statewide this year; natural gas down
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Survey says oil production up, gas production down in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 12/29/2006

Jesse McCurry
Upside of ethanol can't be ignored
Wichita Eagle, 11/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas oil output rises
Kansas City Star, 12/19/2006 [Newsbank article]



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